King Abdullah City for Atomic Energy president receives Argentine ambassador

Argentina’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Marcelo Gilardoni.
Updated 07 December 2018
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King Abdullah City for Atomic Energy president receives Argentine ambassador

  • KACARE, established by royal order in 2010, is tasked with developing the Kingdom’s atomic and renewable energy program

RIYADH: The President of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KACARE), Dr. Khalid bin Saleh Al-Sultan, received Argentina’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Marcelo Gilardoni.
They reviewed the joint cooperation between the two countries on the peaceful uses of atomic energy and also discussed the National Atomic Energy Project in Saudi Arabia.
KACARE, established by royal order in 2010, is tasked with developing the Kingdom’s atomic and renewable energy program.
It aims to create a master plan for a sustainable city near Riyadh.


Saudi naval forces rescue sick French sailor

Updated 24 min 34 sec ago
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Saudi naval forces rescue sick French sailor

  • The sailor was suffering from internal bleeding and was 112 kilometers east of the Farasan Islands, a group of 84 coral islands that form an archipelago in the Red Sea
  • Maritime units were deployed to provide medical assistance and coordinate the rescue effort

JEDDAH: Royal Saudi Naval Forces and the Saudi Arabian Border Guards rescued a 72-year-old French sailor after he fell ill while on a yacht in international waters.
A Border Guards spokesman, Lt. Musfer Al-Quraini, said the search and rescue coordination center in Jeddah (JMRCC) had been contacted by the French Gris-Nez Maritime Rescue Coordination Center to report that a crew member on the yacht had experienced a severe medical condition requiring evacuation.
He was suffering from internal bleeding and was 112 kilometers east of the Farasan Islands, a group of 84 coral islands that form an archipelago in the Red Sea.
The JMRCC located the boat, contacted its captain and liaised with a doctor at Jeddah’s King Fahd Hospital to provide medical guidance until the evacuation could be carried out.
Maritime units were deployed to provide medical assistance and coordinate the rescue effort.
The patient was evacuated by helicopter and moved to Prince Mohammed bin Nasser Hospital in the southwestern port city of Jazan, where he received medical treatment. He is in a stable condition.
The yacht was accompanied to Jazan, following coordination with the port’s administration.
The French Gris-Nez Maritime Rescue Coordination Center thanked the JMRCC for rescuing the sailor.